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  • Resources for Supporting Students

    In times of confusion and traumatic events such as the January 6th attack on the capitol, theatre students often look to their theatre classes as a safe place of refuge and comfort. A number of organizations have begun publishing resources for educators looking for curriculum, lesson plan ideas, calls to action, or discussion starters. EdTA has collected a curated list of some of the best of these resources on Theatre Educator Pro.

  • Virtual ITF 2021 Main Stage Deadline January 31

    Attention, troupe directors: Want your students to experience the thrill of having their performance broadcast to thousands of fellow Thespians? There’s still time to submit your troupe’s production for the Virtual ITF 2021 main stage.

    Due to COVID-19 related disruptions to schools in late 2020, the deadline to apply for main stage adjudication will be extended to January 31.

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  • Hello everyone! I just recently took over our spring musical at our high school and I am looking for tips to stay organized without carrying around 85 binders with me. I have an iPad that I am hoping to use as my main hub.  Does anyone have any specific ...

  • Wondering how some of you created the Newspaper Stacks and built the Printing Press for Newsies.  I am in Colorado and could rent if shipping is possible. ------------------------------ Melinda Carlson ------------------------------

  • Hi! I just chartered our my first troupe last year, and I've never had the opportunity to actually be in a troupe myself when I was in school.  I've been directing my middle school's theatre program for about 8 years now, and we have a really strong number ...

  • Hello,  I have seen on the point list how to divy up points for students who write plays, unproduced and produced, but here is the thing.  I have a student who is writing a LOT.  He has written 10 episodes of a screen play and is working with his friends ...

Community Blogs

  •   It has been a year like no other in education. As a theatre educator, like all other teachers, the pandemic demanded that you pivot your instruction and do your best to ensure meaningful learning outcomes for your students -- whether in a virtual, ...

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  • One of the main goals for our Theatre Education Community is to help theatre students and professionals from all over connect and identify with each other in order to build resources and support the theatre education field. We shine a spotlight on ...

  • One of the main goals for our Theatre Education Community is to help theatre students and professionals from all over connect and identify with each other in order to build resources and support the theatre education field. We shine a spotlight on a ...

  • One of the main goals for our Theatre Education Community is to help theatre students and professionals from all over connect and identify with each other in order to build resources and support the theatre education field. We shine a spotlight on a ...

  • We recently launched a new Community program called Teaching Artist Directory . This directory is an EdTA members-only benefit that helps you find skilled theatre professionals to lead workshops in your classroom or at an event.   Our latest ...